Citavi is used by many organizations.
Choose the one that best applies to you.

Manage references

Citavi combines reference management and knowledge organization. With Citavi you can search resources from around the world, create tasks, analyze texts, save quotations and ideas, create outlines for drafts, and write reports, articles, or books – faster and more efficiently than you ever thought possible.

Document expert knowledge

Your team’s findings and discussions from what they read can be organized separate from the literature making this expert knowledge available to all and easy to use and re-use in individual projects. Your knowledge stays in your organization and can be used by the entire team for years to come.

Easily find and use information again

Citavi‘s categories, groups, filters, and search help you find exactly the literature and information you need efficiently and securely.

In your documents all content can be sorted and categorized by the user. Citavi automatically creates a bibliography for your study, report or other publication – if desired with special chapter formatting. The citation style can be changed at any time with a click.

Protect Your Insights

Citavi offers the possibility of using your own database server in a team. This way you can fulfill the highest security standards – all the way up to being completely disconnected from the Internet.

Naturally you can also save your data locally on a shared Windows network drive or online in the Citavi Cloud – it’s your choice.

World-Class Support

Citavi is so easy to use that you can master the basics in no time at all with on-screen help texts and guides to basic features. And if you ever do have questions? You can rely on our fast and friendly support team.

Best Practices for Organizations

  • Why your company needs a reference management program [Click Here]
  • How to annotate and save information from PDFs with Citavi [PDF]

Find Knowledge

With Citavi you can search relevant research databases, library catalogs, and online sources. You can analyze texts, keep track of important findings, and organize this knowledge so it's easy to find again. Your knowledge stays in your company and can be used by the entire team for years to come.

Document expert knowledge

Your team’s findings and discussions from what they read can be organized separate from the literature making this expert knowledge available to all and easy to use and re-use in individual projects. Your knowledge stays in your organization and can be used by the entire team for years to come.

Easily find and use information again

Citavi‘s categories, groups, filters, and search help you find exactly the literature and information you need efficiently and securely.

In your documents all content can be sorted and categorized by the user. Citavi automatically creates a reference list for your study, report or other publication. The citation style can be changed at any time with a click. If you need your organization’s house style, you can create it in Citavi.

Share Knowledge in a Team – Without Borders

You can access your projects whichever way you want: smaller teams can save projects on a Windows network drive or in the citavi cloud. Larger teams can use the cloud or a database server with a nearly unlimited number of users. It’s your choice.

World-class support

Citavi is so easy to use that you can master the basics in no time at all with on-screen help texts and guides to basic features. And if you ever do have questions? You can rely on our fast and friendly support team.

Best Practices for Companies

  • Why your company needs a reference management program [Click Here]
  • How to annotate and save information from PDFs with Citavi [PDF]

A Common Purpose

Academic libraries and Citavi share the same goal: helping students, faculty, and staff research better and more efficiently.

Information Literate

With Citavi, students learn about search strategies, using the library, managing sources, organizing information, and writing academic papers. Help your users navigate the world of information and develop their research skills.

We Put the Focus on Your Library

Participants in Citavi training sessions learn how to search your library catalog and save the results in Citavi – along with keywords and call numbers. With Citavi you can also use your linkresolver and databases your library has subscribed to. Keep Citavi users at your institution in the know by publishing your news on the Citavi Welcome Screen. Course participants learn about the entire spectrum of your services – and will leave wanting to use them.

Your Companion for the Digital Age

Citavi at academic libraries: a win-win situation. Over 300 universities have a site license for Citavi. That's because Citavi helps libraries shape their digital offerings and support students, faculty, and staff with the multitude of new search possibilities and media.

We Help You Succeed

We want you and your users to have a great experience. First, we help you promote Citavi with flyers, posters, and print templates. Then, once everyone knows about Citavi, we offer you the perfect support: training videos, introductory guides, and a comprehensive user manual, so no question is left unanswered.
You can download a set of our most important training materials here.

Citavi on any Operating System

With Citavi Web you can work anywhere you have an internet connection and on any operating system, regardless of whether it’s Mac OS, Windows or Linux. The only thing you need is a current browser.

Never at a Loss for Words

If you ever can't help one of your users, you can rely on our fast and world-class support: We'll answer your question as soon as possible to make sure that your users don't lose any time. Our current satisfaction rate: 98% (based on over 1000 responses).